Transcript of correspondence, memorials, and other documents regarding the Irish Bible printed at the expense of the Honourable Robert Boyle, its distribution in the Scottish Highlands, and the creation there of libraries and schools, with reference to the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.821

Dates

  • 1678-1708. (Creation)

Extents

  • 189 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1932, by John Grant, Edinburgh.

  • Arrangement

    iii + 186 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    With an original letter from the Society for the Reformation of Manners, London, to the similarly named society in Edinburgh, 1708. The writers include the chief leaders of the movements in question.

  • Bibliography

    For the portion dealing with the introduction of the Irish Bible into the Highlands, see G P Johnston, ‘Notices of a collection of MSS’, etc., in ‘Papers of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society’, 1906, page 1.

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